Call for Young Researchers from Georgia on Turkish Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus

In the framework of the project, the organizers are pleased to announce a call for two young researchers from Georgia. Similar calls will also be announced in Armenia and Azerbaijan, overall recruiting six young fellows from the South Caucasus region. Proposed topics for policy briefs are the following:

  • Economy
    • Turkey as a key investor
    • Turkey as a key trade-partner
    • Visa Liberalization
    • Role of a deep sea port in Anaklia/Poti
    • Tourism
  • Energy
    • Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline, and Southern Gas Corridor pipeline
    • Close energy cooperation between Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey
    • Future of Caspian Sea after the agreement with littoral states
  • Security
    • Military Cooperation with Georgia
    • Training for Georgian army by Turkey in the NATO context
    • The growing militarization of the Black Sea region
    • Turkey-Russia relations and implications for Georgia
  • Conflicts
    • Turkey’s role in Abkhazia
  • Gender
    • Labor migration to Turkey (special emphasis on gender issues)


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